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CNN
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
. number one for obama the economy, 10:49. number one for rom snow, also the economy, 9:08. the president had health care as his second issue, namely, obama care. the challenger, it was the budget and taxes. president obama spent the third most time talking about budget and taxes, about a minute less than governor romney. romney's number three issue was health care. big differences when you drill down. take a look at energy, president obama spent 19 secti9 seconds on energy. governor romney, 1:43 seconds. when asked a question about education, he pivoted to energy. 2:17. president obama devoted 4:15, almost twice as much. watching this very closely. anderson, back to you. >> john king locklooking closer at the flash poll numbers. you have numbers on the economy. >> they asked the question, who would better handle the economy? let me scroll down. clear in the poll, the overall verdict to governor romney who won the debate. who better to handle the economy, obama 43, romney 55. the defining question of the election. >> compared to where it was before? >> we have to be careful this is regist
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 9:20am EDT
their guy had a bad day. they hedged. obama and romney spar over fixing the economy, they said. well, dare i call this a romney rally? i will tell you that stocks will open up today. the day after the romney win. "varney & company" is about to begin. you'd be targeting stocks to trade. well, that's what trade architect's heat maps do. they make you a trading assassin. trade architect. td ameritrade's empowering web-based trading platform. trade commission-free for 60 days, and we'll throw in up to $600 when you open an account. >> october 4th, a lot happened during last night's debate. we have 90 minutes worth of back and forth to choose from. we will pick only the best moments for you. mitt romney was the clear winner because he was focused and forceful. here is one example. clear example of romney attacking the president, the topic is energy. >> but don't forget, you put 90 billion dollars, like 50 year's worth of breaks, into solar and wind, to -- solyndra and fisker and tesla. i have a friend you don't just pick the winners and losers, you pick the losers. stuart: we've not seen that ki
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am PDT
aggressive critique of mr. obama's handling of the economy. but mr. obama fought back asking for specifics about how he would help the middle class. >> reporter: the first debate started with a shand shake -- which handshake and smile between president obama and mitt romney. then it quickly focused on the economy. >> the president: five million jobs in the private sector created. auto industry has come roaring back. housing has begun to rise. >> i know what it takes to get small business growing again to hire people. >> reporter: romney was aggressive most of the night but his comments about the 47% has taken a toll on his campaign. the president never brought up those comments and romney tried to move past them. >> under the president's policies middle income americans have been buried, crushed. i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on middle income families. >> reporter: the president challenged his rifle saying romney cannot keep his -- his rival saying romney cannot keep his -- >> the president: now he's saying his big bold idea is never mine. >> reporter: other topics include
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
got to put obama care back into this election. this election has to be about two things. the economy and obama care. that's the import of of the ruling. can't get rid of obama care until you get rid of obama. he needs to talk about that. he has largely given obama a buy on that. >> that's because obama is going to say you were the model for obama care in massachusetts. then you are going to get back into this you did this, no i didn't. yes and. no. >> no, you are not. the big thing about obama care is that it sets up a board that tells the elderly what treatment they request get he in their number of years remaining. no, you can't get a heart transplant. you can't get a knee replacement. >> unless you buy it on your own. is that different from massachusetts. >> yeah. there is nothing like that in massachusetts. >> bill: got to point out two things. one is not enough. look, this separates me from what i did and my people up there is what you did. you have a fascist death board. would you call it that? a fascist death board? >> a board of 15 unelected democrats. >> bill: who is going t
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
display. he has to call out barack obama on the muddled economy. the governor has to do that in. when that happens, the president will lash back pinning romney as ruthless rich guy who wants to exploit working americans. i can't imagine romney is going to take that without a stinging come back. the debate has a potential of being rowdy. i want to see these guys go after each other. they are so dramatically apart in belief systems. every american should understand the huge gap. the pressure is on mitt romney tonight but he has plenty of verbal ammunition. in less than an hour, we will see if he uses it and that's the memo. in a moment, carl rove, dick morris, kirsten powers, leslie marshall and dennis miller will all weigh in on the debate this evening. the factor will be back after these messages. [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. monarch of marketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-
KCSMMHZ
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
. u.s. president barack obama and his republican challenger, mitt romney, debated the economy, health care, and the role of government. their debate took place in colorado, one of the battleground states that could decide the election next month. nhk world's mami mochizuki reports from denver. >> reporter: this could turn out to be the most scrutinized event in the election. the first televised debate ahead of the november vote. for both candidates, risks are high. >> president obama and governor romney. [ applause ] >> reporter: americans got their first chance to size up the candidates side by side. they've watched the incumbent for four years. barack obama came into office promising to lead a turnaround. but economy growth has been sluggish. still, he leads in a number of polls, but only just. >> the only way to meet governor romney's pledge of not reducing the deficit, or not adding to the deficit, is by burdening middle-class families. now, that's not my analysis. >> reporter: mitt romney has tried to make the case that his business experience prepares him to lead a recovery. but
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
to grow the economy. president obama has had four years to do it, hasn't done it. and mitt romney will do it day one. >> senator, i think you may have earned yourself as permanent sparring partner preparing for debates. >> thank you. >> candy, we didn't see any big takedown, body-slam moments during this debate. but i was told before this debate got going, preparation pays off. that's the message from the romney campaign tonight, candy. >> i think you're absolutely right, jim. for the talk about the one liners and zingers and this and that. did not hear anything that sort of stuck out as, boy, they were waiting to put that line out there i want to bring in jessica yellin, also in the spin room, i know you are there, with a top adviser in the obama campaign. it would be -- it will be interesting to note. as you know, the initial impression is the president seemed listless, angry at times, seemed like he didn't want to be there. would love to know what the obama campaign is saying. >> that's right, candy. i'm here with stephanie cutter, deputy campaign manager for the obama campaign, and wa
CNN
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
voters, soft obama supporter who's say i'm not sure about the economy, auto not sure he is a good economic leader. governor romney has to make the case against a man that say popular leader, and to make the case, the point he wanted to make, ahe's a nice guy, hasn't been able to create a job. is governor romney as specific about how he would create them? that's an open question. without a doubt. you look at the reaction left and right. just about everyone is scoring romney the president. >> the president clearly on the defensive. let's talk about swing states. we've seen a tightening in florida and in virginia. not necessarily so much in ohio, but the magic number is 270. walk us through the next 4 1/2 weeks or so. >> let me close the loops so i don't confuse anybody. a decided advantage of 270. an easier path. i won't call it easy. the bigger of the battleground states, if they are gold on the map. governor romney has to win ohio. no challenger ever won without that. the next prize, 29 electoral votes in florida, governor romney needs those too. that puts him back in play. the in
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
a focused issue to the public about the economy. how do you think president obama does that? >> i think president obama has a lot of weapons tonight and i hope he uses them. he's got a great record to run on. where we have right now is a great american story. no president has ever inherited what he has. just think if president obama had inherited bill clinton's economy, a surplus. that wasn't the case. so i think the president needs to remind america where we were and where we have been and the accomplishments that we've made. as far as mitt romney is concerned, romney can go after president obama all he wants tonight. he's got some serious repair work to do after the 47% comment, because that was a real snapshot as to who he is. plus, his private sector experience has got a checkered past. he's an outsource iceoutsourcer. he's a guy who's gone to the bottom line who hasn't been good to middle class families. he can't put a number on how many jobs he's actually created. but we hear these testimonials more and more all the time because of the hardship the middle class has gone through be
CNN
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
trail suffering because of the obama economy as he said that would do better under his tax plans and by not lit galling he will have a less of a chance of making that point because mitt romney seemed pretty compassionate last night. >> okay. so malpractice you see. john avlon had a jaw dropping moment. let's watch the moment and then we'ltalk. >> well, i don't have a $5 trillion tax cut. i don't have a tax cut of the scale you're talking about. my view is that we ought to provide tax relief to people in the middle class but i won't redees the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> jaw dropping because -- >> i mean, just surreal. the size of the etch-a-sketch. the audacity on taxes. which was unbelievable. i mean, almost as if mitt romney's not listening to the campaign rhetoric for five years. the core difnc candidates is about the tax cuts for the upper income bracket and 20% tax cut across the board. mitt romney never specified the deductions that he discusses and doesn't give specifications on, to say i don't have a tax cut is surreal and the president with malpractice
FOX
Oct 4, 2012 4:25am EDT
debate last night romney said he has plans to fix the economy. president obama said, when he became president four years ago, he was dealing with a major economic crisis. >> i also promised that i would fight every single day on behalf of the american people and the middle class and all those who are strifing to get into the middle class, i've kept that promise. >> there are two different paths that we began speaking about this evening and over the course of this month, we'll have two more presidential debates and a vice presidential debate. the two paths lead in very different directions. it is not just looking to our words. you can look at the record. there is no question some my mind, if the president were to be re-elected, you will continue to see a middle class squeeze with incomes going down and prices going up. i'll get incomes going up again. >>> a health alert, a rare form of meningitis has killed at least four people, including two in maryland and virginia. the infection was not transmitted from person to person but rather through a steroid used to treat back pain. we have
CNBC
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
with president obama with the two sparring on how to fix the u.s. economy. the ecb expected to hold steady on rates when center bankers meet in slow screen kra today. country's president says europe's policy makes must remain focused. and madrid sees sole lid demand as an auction yields coming down. finance minister heads to london to raise funds for the country's bad bank. thanks very much for coming along. we are looking at market action ahead of the ecb and bank of england policy decisions coming out a little later on. ahead of that, we're expecting the u.s. markets to open just a fraction higher. we are also looking at european equity trade which is a bit coming off these markets. we had seen mod zeest gains, bu now modest declines. in the bond markets, this is the picture. we have a spanish debt auction just in the past few minutes, those results hitting the wires showing that jeelds have come down across the board and the bid to cover ratio has gone up for that spanish debt. so pretty robust demand. let's look at what's going on with the ten year and germany. just over 5.1% for itali
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
: campaign aides say he will continue to hit obama hard on the economy and jobs. and will offer more specifics which they've been promising for some time. he is also ramping up spending on television after being outspent by the president more than two to one in swing states ask this morning released a new ad reinforcing his message in the debate. >> who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, nonpartisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. >> reporter: now, after the debate, his key advisers, romney's key advisers, said they were surprised the president didn't put up more of a fight. one told me they were ready for some of these attacks on bain capital. romney's comment about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. those have featured prominently in the president's attack ads. last night, scott, he didn't mention either one. >> pelley: jan, thank you. vice president joe biden also talked about taxes today, and here's he had to say at a campaign stop in iowa. >> on top of the trillion dollars
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to president obama's record. and make president obama bear responsibility for the economy right now, not let him evade it. mirror image for president obama. every time he gets a question, he's going to try to focus on mitt romney's plans, governor romney's plans for the future and say, listen, we may not be in the best shape right now, but it's going to be even worse if we implement his plans. >> so, each of them will be pivoting? >> reporter: each time. but here's the thing. and both sides don't really know what's going to happen tonight, because, as david pointed out, this format is so loose. once they get into the discussion, almost anything can happen. they could directly challenge each other. jim lehrer could come in, the moderator, directly challenge them. but they really don't know. >> we'll right here with you along the abc news to react and fact check one on one the debate coming up at 6:00 p.m. pacific time, 9:00 p.m. eastern. we have two developing stories from overseas. tonight the city of aleppo t commercial equivalent of they new york city. four car bombs killed nearly 40 peopl
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
to them. >> mitt romney and paul ryan can bring a healthy economy and sustainable budget. obama promised to cut the debt in half. he is not come near that. >> i think he and that really well. defended the fact. the hidden parts for a philip obama has gotten more of a word -- there ahve been parts where obama has gotten more words in. >> there are still two more debates before the election but the first one may have already held undecided voters request i am leaning towards mitt romney. the college democrats because republicans got together for tonight's event to make sure that all students were informed after this first debate. they also have diverter -- voter registration drive. >> new information about the death of a man in police custody. >> why your power bill could go up. >> a meningitis outbreak hits very close to home. the new information in tonight's medical alert. >> and warm temperatures are hanging around. so are a few showers. check out the forecast right now. 72 of >> we are following new developments to an investigation concerning the man who died after being taken into pol
CBS
Oct 4, 2012 4:00am EDT
at the first presidential debate president obama and mitt romney hit each other on the economy, health care and role of government in american's lives. >> the federal government has the capacity to help open up opportunity and create ladders of opportunity and create frame works where the american people can succeed. >> what we're seeing right now in my view a trickle down government approach which has government thinking it can do a better job than free people pursuing their dreams and it's not working. >> border violence, tensions ratchet up in the middle east as turkey and syria exchange fire in deadly clashes along their shared border. >> season for the ages. miguel cabrera, baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, october 4, good morning. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. today both president obama and mitt romney return to the campaign trail following last night's debate in denver. as expected the economy dominated their first one on one showdown. romney came out swinging as the candidates argued tax policy, budg
FOX
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
, which nn republican has never won an not won the white house, the lead is in president obama's favo . >>> good evening, everyone. i'm frag somerville. >> julie maener. much of the discussion focus on the economy and jobs. >> as you said, the focus clearly on the economy from jobs to taxes to the deficit. mitt romney went on the attack early among other things on what he planned to cut. >> obama care is on my list, apologize mr. president. >> i like -- >> good. i'm sorry, jim, i will stop the subsidy to pbs. i like pbs. i like big bird. i will not keep borrowing money. >> president obama responded by questioning pledge to cut taxes for all and reducing the deficit at the same time. >> math, common sense and our history shows us that's not a recipe for job growth. we've tried this. we've tried both approaches. the approach that governor romney is talking about is the same sales pitch that's made in 2001-2003. >> the national federation of independent businesseses said your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. >> romney slammed the president for t
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
today, and it seems clear there will be two battles. one over the state of the economy, right now, obama is going to say that he has made a lot of progress, but he is going to ask for more time to finish the job. the romney camp says that this is where their guy is going to be very tough on obama's record in the economy over the last four years. he will say, barack obama made a lot of promises in 2008. he hasn't kept those promises. they don't worry about their guy being likeable. they say the key is to day on offense. the other battle over the plans for the next four years, that's where obam will be tough on romney saying he wants to give tax cuts to the wealthy and to voucherrize medicare. romney will say he is the defender of the middle class. one thing both sides say this, could get heated tonight. >> we go to jim lehrer of pbs, moderating this debate. >> jim: i'm jim lehrer. i welcome you to the first of the 2012 presidential debates, between president barack obama, the democratic nominee, and former massachusetts governor, mitt romney, the republican nominee. this debate and the ne
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
economy and what each side would do to fix that situation. president obama and governor romney each had a chance to explain what would happen to your taxes they were in charge. >> the question is not where we have been but where we are going. >> it's going to take a different path, not one x have been on, not the one the president described as a top down cut taxes for the rich. that not what i'm going to do. >> it's not possible to come up with enough loopholes for individuals to avoid raising the deficit or burdening the middle class. >> there will be no tax cut that adds to the deficit. >> i will take ideas from anybody, democrat or republican as long as they are advancing the cause of making middle class families stronger and giving opportunities to middle class. >> i have got five boys. i'm used to people saying something that not always true but repeating it hoping i will believe it. i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. >> we do better when the middle class is doing well. by giving them those tax cuts they have more money in their pocket so maybe they can buy
MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 7:30pm PDT
. and president obama and his opportunity economy, i thought that exchange was lucid. i don't think it was a game changer tonight. the president handled himself with a more dignified reserve. when governor romney was tested, he got kind of testy. and i thought that the president maintained his cool throughout and did well. >> what about the president's cool and the president's dignified reserve as you put it, do you think he's going to have to change that style going forward in these debates? >> i don't believe so. i think that -- >> if you could coach him on the next debate, if you could do ten minutes of coaching on the next debate, based on what you saw tonight, what would you tell him to do differently? >> oh, i don't know. i think that the president has to keep doing what he's doing. i think he has to be truthful about why he's made the choices for us that he has made. i think he has to keep talking about the fact that we're moving forward and not back. 30 months in a row of positive job growth. and i think he has to continue to press governor romney on the fact that he's not putting forth a
WHUT
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
killed by assyrian mortar attacks. the first u.s. presidential election debate between president obama and mitt romney focused on the economy. americans are about $1 trillion in student loans -- owe $1 trillion. despite the huge investment in their education, almost half of recent university graduates are either unemployed or underemployed and many worry about the future. which candidate will they support? our correspondent has this report from philadelphia. >> mack has just qualified as a lawyer, so now taken put his lawbooks away and turn his attention to is $170,000 student debt. >> the whole gravity of it really did not hit me until about a few months ago when all of a sudden it was like, that's not just a number, that is actually a representative of something. so the joke has always been, well, i bought a house. but really it is a little bit more than that. unable to find a job, he's moving to texas to live with his parents and is not thrilled about it. >> i am 27 years old. even though it is rather typical of people, it is still not culturally normative. >> americans of $1 trilli
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 5:00am EDT
the economy. cent fromical tweet d something about obama's grandmother, but it has since been deleted. >> democrat tim kaine appear to extending its bid against republican george allen. of likely voters 49% support tim kaine. 49% support george allen. tim kaine's momentum is coming base,he democratic voters.arly non white >> following the latest in the fairfax county teenager people simply vanished. seven glenn wasold bryan morning when he s brother off for school. later found his empty car nearby john gonzalez. is live at woodson high school john gonzalez is live at woodson high school. >> it is family said that he did bring his cellphone or debit morning, notl that that unusual, but what was found in his car was unusual. he was last seen in the parking around 7:00 monday morning. it was not until later that he did not come from football practice that is family knew something was wrong. l hours was found severa a park about a mile away. gracias somewhere and he needs us. the need to be found. >> assorted don't believe he -- authorities feel he never stepped foot in class. >> he said
NBC
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
a quick show around, if we can. they'll shake hands in the middle, mitt romney and president obama. the president will stand at the podium on the right, mitt romney at the podium on the left. this debate is separated into six 15-minute segments focusing heavily on the economy. touching down in denver this afternoon, president obama has prepared more for these debates than any sitting president in the modern era. while anticipation builds at the tightly controlled debate site mitt romney fine tuned his message in private, advisers say, relaxing with three of his sons and fueling up on a peanut butter and honey sandwich. campaigning today was left to top surrogates. >> i believe that the 21st century can be better than the 20th. >> you can do that. it's your future. go claim it. >> reporter: outside the debate hall cameras caught a brief glimpse of the candidates' motorcades. their walkthroughs inside the 1500-seat arena, kept out of view. >> two, three, four, five. >> reporter: for days advisers from both sides have been negotiating details from lighting to the angle of the podiums.
FOX News
Oct 4, 2012 2:00am PDT
to handle the economy and 45 percent said obama is. we'll have to wait and see after the debate and most people thought romney did well. >> thank you so. it is now 20 minutes after the hour and we talked about this one a lot. absentee ballots are cast in the states. could the unprotected surge in early voting lead to voters fraud. >> why you may want to hold off on the next load of launddry. >> anything to hald off. >> like you need a reason. >>> and the price at the pump stands at 3.78 a gallon. ♪ ♪ do you believe in me. ♪ you continue is true. ♪ >> 23 after the top of the hour. this is quick headlines for you. another california city on the verge of declaring bankruptcy. the city council kedid claring fiscal emergency because of a 3 million budget gap. the city handed out 38 pink slips. stockton was the first city to declare bankruptcy and the largest city in the nation to do so. listen up before you do your next load of laundry. ge is recalling front load washing machines because the basket could separate and cause injuries. the model affected were sold in gold, red and white
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm PDT
with obama care, choices he'd make differently on medicare. all of these things and the economy. and job creation. very specific. >> but he did something else proved why he's ready for the job. he said look. as an executive he's not running to be speech maker but chief executive of the united states of america. and this is what we're going to do. have you to work with legislative branch ask have to get democrats and republicans to vote for it. if you don't impose that on people, barack obama just wants to impose campaign speeches and shove it down the throat of the american people. it exposed why he'll be effective. >> is and very likeable, too. >> tonight i was glad so many millions of americans got to see the mitt romney we know. the person a great father, great husband and going to be an incredible president. >> sean: he's not the guy the president said wants to tro granny over the cliff. or wants dirty air and water and kids with autism and down's syndrome, senator, thanks for joining us. we appreciate it. now, joining us now is the former republican vice presidential nominee went he
FOX News
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the economy, i got the impression he was almost a professor with a student. i felt barack obama was diminished in my eyes. >> looked to me i texted that to my wife and said looks like teacher and student. he's there, taking notes and he kept going back to the same points which is let me explain how revenue increases like economics 101 i thought a very good thing about it is that the governor had a consistent theme throughout the. all of the domestic programs. less government, more private sector. the way it works in america he says to the president is not by the government. not trickle down. that is a great one. he had a consistent theme throughout it. the government is important and has to help. government has to stimulate the private economy and it is really important. every answer to every question by barack obama was more government. whether education, taxes and health care. whether it's green energy, more government, more government. you know what is interesting? governor romney gave his answer on obama care. and he went through one, two, three, four five specific points why it doesn't wo
Current
Oct 3, 2012 10:00pm PDT
're going on. still on the economy but another part of it. >> obama: okay. >> all right. this is segment three the economy. entitlements. the first answer goes to you mr. president. do you see a major difference between the of two of you on social security? >> obama: i expect on social security we have got a somewhat similar position. social security is structurally sound. it will be have to be tweaks but the basic structure is sound, but i want to talk about the values behind social security and medicare and then talk about medicare because that is the big driver of our deficits right now. my grandmother some of you know helped to raise me. my grandfather died a while back. my grandmother died three days before i was elected president. and she was fiercely independent. she worked her way up and ended up being the vice president of a local bank and she ended up living alone by choice and the reason she could be independent was because of social security and medicare. she had worked all of her life put in this money, and understood that there was a basic guarantee, a
FOX Business
Oct 3, 2012 8:00pm EDT
an incumbent president. neil: in an economy like this, is should be easier. >> obama's numbers defied gravity. neil: why? >> held up, the mart held that up. you talk about the clinton effect from the convention, probably overstated. neil: bad reflection on the republican nominee? >> i think a lot more of it has to do with the fact that people, when they start paying attention to this, and they look at all the economic indicator, and they recognize that my average income is down over what it was when president obama took office, by average, the average in the economy is $4500. my health care costs are up by 30%. college tuition up 25 #%. fuel costs have more than doubled, and we have this massive debt that we're piling on the backs of the children and grandchildren. that's going to start to resinate and i think sink in. neil: when does that happen, senator? there's an argument, as you probably heard, that the economic numbers of late are better. they are not great. better is certainly not good. we got an adp report, private sector growth, stronger than thought. still on the same day there was
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
>> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle class. it is math. it is arithmetic. >> on health care -- >> first
KOFY
Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
before the election, he is saying his big, bold idea is never mind. >> president obama and mitt romney duke it out over the economy in the first debate of three. good evening. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. a particularly strong showing from mitt romney tonight on key topics ranging from the economy to health care. >> abc7 news political reporter mark matthews is here with a look at this first big match up. >> no knockout punches tonight, nothing we will see over and over again on television, but mitt romney did what he needed to do. mitt romney ran to the middle saying lowering the tax rates for wealthy americans would not lower the amount of taxes they pay. >> my view is we should provide tax relief to those in the middle class. but i am not going to reduce the share of taxes paid by high income people. >> romney said he would close tax loopholes and limit the de tucks -- deductions to the risk. >> it is knot possible to come up with enough deductions and loopholes that only affect high income individuals to either avoid raising the deficit or burdennenning the middle cl
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
. a line was drawn with president obama and mitt romney on the economy. >> are we going to double down on the topdown economic policies that helped to get us into this mess or do we embrace a new economic patriotism that says america does best when the middle class does best? >> under the president's policies middle income americans haveburied. they have been crushed. middle income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. >> reporter: on health care -- >> i don't know how the president could have come into office, facing 23 million people out of work, rising unemployment, an economic crisis at the kitchen table, and spent his energy and passion for two years fighting for obamacare instead of fighting for jobs for the american people. >> reporter: in the role of government -- >> the federal government has the capacity to help open up opportunitand create ladders of opportunity and to create ameworks where the american people can succeed. >> reporter: the 90 minute debate moderated by jim layer was the first opportunity for the candidates to g
CW
Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm CDT
because of problems with loose seats. president obama end mitt romney meeting in denver to square off on issues facing our country. the economy, the economy into the economy dominated the first part of the debate. middle income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300, but it's been a crushing at the same time gasoline prices have doubled under the present electric rates are up, food prices are up. >> for 18 months we've been running on this tax plan and now five weeks before the election he is saying that his big bold idea is it never mind and to the fact is that if you are lowering their rates... >> >> obama care is on my list i apologize mr. president i use that term with all respect. i'm going to stop this subsidy to pbs i actually like youtube but i'm not going to keep on spending money on things to bar money from china to pay for it. >> we do have more debate coverage coming up later we are hearing for straight from the voters and an analysis from political analyst paul lisneck is coming up in the newscast. and toxic chemicals found in 70 percent of child produ
Current
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm PDT
that you said the economy would be doing better than it has been. jim lehrer can say, president obama why don't you respond. >> cenk: all right. thank you so much. it's really important tonight because this is where mitt romney has to be aggressive. this is the format to be aggressive in. because you can directly challenge the president on all issues. >> the ultimate debating. >> wwd -- worldwide debate wrestling, something like that. >> cenk: real quick, vice president gore did you have a set of lines in your head going into the debate? >> al gore: sometimes, yeah. i often had a half a dozen or so points that i wanted to remember in my head. ann romney said when mitt romney goes out for one of these debates, he writes dad at the top of the -- kind of touching seriously, i thought. it was nice. but i would immediately write down the five or six key points they wanted to be sure to try to work in somehow. because you can't take any prepared materials in there with you, but you can remember the things that you walk on stage with, and get them down in a hurry. >> cenk:
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 5:30pm PDT
says that will end at tonight's debate. his aides say he'll try to prosecute the case on the economy against the president, scott, saying point blank "this economy cannot afford four more years of president obama." >> pelley: thanks, jan, also covering the debate is our cbs news political director john dickerson. john, what are the pitfalls that are facing the candidates possibly? >> for governor romney, he's got two jobs: one is to say why the president has failed and the second is to sell himself. to do that job, he has to be aggressive, kind of in the president's face. for the second job he has to offer something people find attractive so the challenge for him is getting the mix right. the challenge for the president is staying on script, talking about how he has been working for the middle-class and not getting knocked off by governor romney who he doesn't have a great deal of personal regard for. so he has to not look defensive. >> pelley: john, thank you very much. we'll be back later tonight with cbs news live coverage of the debate. that's 9:00 eastern time and 6:00 in the we
ABC
Oct 4, 2012 4:30am EDT
continues pouring in following the first betweential debate president obama and mitt romney. >> been debated issues including e and how to jump- start the economy. has more from denver. >> the first presidential debate with a handshake and a smile. then it quickly focused on the economy. >> 5 million jobs in the private sector created. automobile industry has come .oaring back and housing has begun to rise. >> i know what it takes to get again, toness going hire people. >> romney was aggressive, but the 47% hasabout toll on his campaign. the president never brought up comments and romney tried to move past them. >> under the president's incomees, middle- .mericans have been buried i will not under any circumstances raise taxes on families.ome >> the president said that cannot keep his goal of taxes and not add to the hurting theout middle class. >> now, five weeks before the election, if he says his idea is never mind. >> other topics included medicare reform. while there was not a knockout punch from either side, some feel the president may have been relax. >> he seemed he was a little deta
CBS
Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, jobs, economy, and american people. president obama mentioned the middle class and income 18 times and mitt romney's most said word was job and jobs which he mentioned 23 times. american people was the least said word for actually both candidates. president obama with just five and romney with four. >> now, let's talk about twitter. you have a map here of literally what is trending right now across the nation. talk to me about this. >> this is so cool. this is trends map which provides real time updates into what is trending across the country. and you can see the larger words are being talked about more on twitter right now. interestingly enough, interrupted, lair and moderator are some of the most spoke he be worst on twitter. >> and -- spoken words on twitter. >> that is funny. matt thought he didn't do enough to keep the candidates in line and the debate moving forward, and that seems to be a little case here. lair interrupted quite a bit on twitter. what about the facebook page, during the debate, after the de date there was a lot of -- debate there was a lot of discussion. >>
FOX Business
Oct 4, 2012 11:00am EDT
he aggressively went after president obama on the economy, taxes, deficits, healthcare reform, and other domestic policy issues, and of course there were some zingers. listen. >> what we're seeing right now is in my view a trickle down government approach which has government thinking it can do a better job than free people pursuing their dreams, and it is not working. and the proof of that is 23 million people out of work. >> well, for 18 months he's been running on this tax plan, and now five weeks before the election, he's saying that his big bold idea is never mind. peter: both candidates back out on the campaign trail to of course key swing states. the president at a rally here in colorado this morning, then he heads off to wisconsin. governor romney and his running mate paul ryan will be in virginia today. we will be watching the polls to see if romney gets any post-debate bounce. dagen and connell, back to you. connell: peter thanks. still live for us in denver this morning. dagen: for more reaction to the debate, let's bring in jim pinkerton, he's a fox news contributo
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